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Synonyms for adhesion

Synonyms for adhesion

the close physical union of two objects

Synonyms for adhesion

abnormal union of bodily tissues

a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures

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the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition

faithful support for a cause or political party or religion

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Adhesion and cohesion result from the shape of the water molecule and the way an electron is shared in the oxygen-hydrogen bond.
Together, adhesion and cohesion create a film of water around soil particles.
Capillary action, the additive effect of adhesion and cohesion, holds soil water in small pores against the force of gravity.
Mechanical resistance The adhesion and cohesion strength of inorganic and organic zinc primers are quite different.